Stories that create impact, drive change – contributed by you.


Stories that create impact, drive change – contributed by you.

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It is time we move ahead of what the media reported about Rahul Gandhi's visit to Mount Carmel College.
French President Francois Hollande (L) gestures next to French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius as he delivers a speech during a France-Oceania summit ahead of the Climate Change conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, November 26, 2015.  Paris will host the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) from November 30 to December 11.  REUTERS/Michel Euler/Pool - RTX1VX74
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The corporate has always tried to influence climate talks to keep their fossil fuel business going, which I fear they will do at COP21 too.
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Fish, Rabindrasangeet and a couple of Satyajit Ray films, seem to be the only things that have managed to permeate popular culture outside West Bengal.
Maulana Masood Azhar, head of Jaish-e-Mohammed. Source: Mian Kursheed/Reuters
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Jaish-e-Mohammed, a terror organisation founded by Maulana Masood Azhar made a "comeback" on Wednesday
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I appeal, not only to every woman, but also to every man, to take this campaign to all different corners of the society.
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There are approximately 70 million drug abusers in India. While a crackdown seems right, perhaps we should first study the consequences of drug prohibition.
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IOn the 5th and 6th of November, some of the most prominent & active members of the South Asian region's media discussed the role media plays in the region.
Village women rest under a tree as they migrated due to shortage of water on the outskirts of Sami town in the western Indian state of Gujarat August 6, 2012. Armed with the latest monsoon rainfall data, weather experts finally conceded this month that India is facing a drought, confirming what millions of livestock farmers around the country had known for weeks. Picture taken August 6, 2012. To match feature INDIA-DROUGHT/ REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (INDIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY AGRICULTURE BUSINESS) - RTR36SMN
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Gujarat trader makes affordable sanitary napkins and develops India's first machine to hygienically dispose them.
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Every Indian citizen is guaranteed with the fundamental right to freedom of expression. Thus, the attack on Aamir Khan makes no sense to me.
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If I've faced all this discrimination in only 2 years, I can only imagine what others who spend their entire lives in a minority community, face.
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The faculty of Jawaharlal Nehru University have come out with a statement that they are committed to a gender-sensitive and gender-just university campus.
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Nestlé came out with a report on Monday admitting to labour and human rights abuse in its seafood supply chain for seafood sourced from Thailand.

Today's world needs youths who are willing to strive, think out of the box and be socially responsible.
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This idea of ‘masculinity’, ‘mardaangi’ or ‘being a man’ has hurt men as much as it has hurt women
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On 9th October 2015, 10 individuals united by their love for riding bikes took on a challenge to achieve a milestone - nutrition for every child in India.
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From my interaction with refugee children what I have seen is that they have a great ardour of love, gratitude, and care in them despite all odds.
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Mira was married at the age of 18 to a handsome army officer. They made a picture-perfect couple to the world, but the reality of this marriage was...
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The Happy to Bleed campaign has brought into the mainstream discussion something that has long lived behind the rag, cushioned in layers of euphemism.
A tea picker collects tea leaves at a tea estate at Naxalbari in the north eastern state of West Bengal, September 3, 2004. Tea exports had plummeted from 200 million kg in 2002 to 180 million kg last year. The slump in prices and exports was largely attributed to inferior quality of tea being produced by various Indian gardens, besides the loss of Pakistan and Iraq as potential buyers. The Indian tea industry had projected an estimated production of about 850 million kilograms this year. - RTXMWX4

Despite some stop-loss measures that the incumbent chief minister might have made, the condition of the workers living in the tea estates remains abysmal.
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On November 20, I wrote an open letter addressed to Sabrimala temple chief Prayar Gopalakrishnan on Youth Ki Awaaz, which went viral on social media.
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Gandhi and Godse - "Here are two men doomed by the nefarious force of history to be martyr and assassin. Both have never been anything but Hindu."
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